Ref Joe DeRosa returns to basketball
INDIANAPOLIS -- Basketball referee Joe DeRosa is back in the game -- the college game.
The official who was suspended one game without pay during the NBA playoffs for throwing a ball at a fan, was back on the court Saturday for No. 17 Butler's season-opening 83-54 win over Marian on Saturday.
NBA spokesman Tim Frank confirmed in an e-mail that DeRosa had retired after officiating last season's NBA finals.
John Adams, the NCAA's coordinator for men's basketball officiating, confirmed ...
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